New Life Prenatal - Childbirth Classes Toronto

Childbirth, Breastfeeding & Parenting Education, Toronto & GTA

LINKS - FREE IN THE COMMUNITY

Pregnancy eClass
We offer the Pregnancy chapter (chapter one) of our Understanding Birth eClass for freeEnjoy!

Breastfeeding Support

* Breastfeeding Support - Toronto Public Health

* La Leche League Canada - Information and Local Support Groups - no referral needed.

* The Scarborough Hospital Breastfeeding Clinic      

* Michael Garron Hospital Breastfeeding Clinic - Breastfeeding Resource Centre

The Breastfeeding Clinic is located in the Child & Teen Clinic on the main floor of the hospital, G111 in the Mortimer Lobby.  It is open six days/week from 10:00 am to 2:45 pm on a drop in basis. The Clinic is closed on Sundays, and statutory holidays.  Please call (416) 469-6667 for more information.
Please register in the Admitting Department before coming to the Breastfeeding Clinic with the exception of Saturdays, go directly to the clinic.

* Victoria Park Breastfeeding Clinic, Dr. Muroog Al-Dabbagh, Pediatrician, IBCLC. 1448 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario M4A 2V6. 647-344-5990. Your midwife will send a referral on your behalf.

* Newman Breastfeeding Clinic & Institute Your doctor/midwife will send a referral on your behalf. See also http://www.breastfeedinginc.ca/ and Jack Newman Latching Handout

* International Lactation Consultant Association (Find a Lactation Consultant)

If you have questions about medications or other substances while breastfeeding;

Car Seat Inspections

Toronto Police Traffic Services:  Car Seat Safety.

Durham Region:  Car Seat Check Events

Peel Region Car Seat Clinics:  Call the Peel Help Line at (905) 799-7700 to find out about appointments.

York, Region:  York Region Child Seat Safety Coalition

Transport Canada - Car seat clinics and other resources

Doctor Visit in your own home - MedVisit

MedVisit is a service that arranges for a qualified medical doctor to come to your home. If you, your child or any member of your family is sick and needs a housecall, then MedVisit can help. MedVisit is free...your home visit is covered by your Ontario Health Card (OHIP Card). 

Home Birth Seminars presented by Diversity Midwives

Midwives provide individualized care during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum.  Midwives are the only birth professionals that offer women the option of giving birth at home or the hospital.  Educate yourself and explore the possibilities of a midwifery supported birth at home.  Call Donna Parker, Practice Administrator at 416-609-8187 for upcoming free seminar dates or to register.  Please register early, space is limited.

Centennial College and the Massage Therapy Program announce a

Special Massage Clinic for the Expectant Mother

What:   A FREE One-hour therapeutic massage by student
             therapists for women in their second or third trimester
             of pregnancy.  (under the direction of a Registered
             Massage Therapist)

When:   Ongoing - Please call for information

Where:  Centennial College
               HP Science and Technology Centre
               755 Morningside Ave. Scarborough
               (NE corner of Morningside & Ellesmere)

For an appointment or more information please call: 416-289-5353


Centennial College and the Massage Therapy Program announce a

Special Massage Clinic for Infants

What:    A FREE infant massage treatment by student therapists.
              (under the direction of a Registered Massage Therapist)
               For infants ages newborn to 12 months

When:    Ongoing - Please call for information

Where:  Centennial College
               HP Science and Technology Cente
               755 Morningside Avenue, Scarborough
               (NE corner of Morningside & Ellesmere)
 
For an appointment or more information please call: 416-289-5353